04 Jan 2013

‘Martial law’ policing plan announced in Arkansas town

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Check out this article on Digitaljournal.com. Possible Constitutional issues be damned, Paragould Arkansas Mayor Mike Gaskill and Police Chief Todd Stovall have introduced stark measures to fight crime which admittedly is tantamount to martial law. Heavily armed police will be patrolling the streets of the city with the notion that they can demand identification and the business being conducted by whoever they come across. The measures are being taken to combat high crime rates in the city. Paragould residents have been mixed in their response to this measure.

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‘Martial law’ policing plan announced in Arkansas town

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